Broome hits third century in a week


Northants U15 player Harry Broome scored his third century in a week yesterday as the side beat Staffordshire.

Northants posted 258/3 off 50 overs with Broome (100*) and Ewan Cox (68) both impressing with the bat.

In reply, Staffordshire were bowled out for 185 with Will Heathfield (3/23), Oliver Warwick (2/33), Sam Harris (2/29) and Jonny Freedman (3/40) all taking wickets in the sides impressive 73 run win.

Harry Broome continued his excellent run of form this week with an unbeaten hundred for his side, that, after hitting centuries against Glamorgan (117) and Bedford (125) as his side competed in the U15 Linden Schools Festival at Oundle.

Harry Broome is a right-handed batsman, who is a new recruit of the emerging players programme who plays for Wollaston CC and made his debut in the First XI at the age of 14, playing eight games for them this season.

Kevin Innes, Elite Performance Coach said, “it’s great to see Harry scoring three consecutive centuries for the U15’s this week. He is undoubtedly one of the hardest working batsman I’ve seen and he is being fully rewarded for this”.

“The Club is very proud of Harry’s achievements this week and we look forward to seeing him fulfil his full potential over the coming years”.



Broome hits third century in a week